Evaluating the effectiveness of and patterns of interactions with automated searching assistance

@article{Jansen2005EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the effectiveness of and patterns of interactions with automated searching assistance},
  author={Bernard J. Jansen and Michael D. McNeese},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2005},
  volume={56},
  pages={1480-1503}
}
assistance improves searching performance and when searchers desire system intervention in the search process. Forty participants interacted with two fully functional information retrieval systems in a counterbalanced , within-participant study. The systems were identical in all respects except that one offered automated assistance and the other did not. The study used a client-side automated assistance application, an approximately 500,000-document Text REtrieval Conference content collection… CONTINUE READING